Stubbornness Does Not Suit us: Univention Breaks the Model of Roles for UCS and UCS@school

UCS@school flexibleres Rollen- und Rechtemodell

At Univention, we have been supporting school authorities and federal states, organizations from the private sector and public administration for many years with our powerful identity management. With its role and authorization concept, it is tailored to the needs of organizations with many users in a wide variety of contexts, whether schools, departments or branch […]

End of Maintenance of UCS 4.4

End of UCS 4

Users who are still using UCS 4.4 should update to the more recent version UCS 5 in order to continue receiving security updates, bug fixes and minor releases. In any case, the update sequence must be observed. An update to UCS 5.0 requires at least UCS 4.4-8 with UCS 4.4-8 erratum 972. For more information […]

USI: Automated Provision of Information about UCS Systems

Improve your support experience with USI: Using Univention Support Info (USI), you have the option of automatically providing the support team with information about the status of your UCS system. A USI file bundles all important information about a UCS computer and is sent – encrypted if desired – to our support. The following article […]

UCS@school Kelvin REST API Update to Version 1.8.0

UCS@school Kelvin REST API Update

Using the UCS@school Kelvin REST API app, you can conveniently create, delete or modify UCS@school user and class objects via a REST interface. Unlike the import function and manual interventions via the web interface, it is less error-prone and can be addressed automatically.

Univention Corporate Server 5.0-3

UCS 5.0-3 Point Release

With the point release UCS 5.0-3, the next important step for the further development of the Univention Corporate Server has been taken – towards more usability and performance as well as the deeper integration of services and their central administration. In this blog article, I would like to give you an overview of the most […]

Migration of the Identity Provider in UCS – Keycloak App now Part of the Support Scope

We reached an important milestone in the step-by-step migration to Keycloak as an Identity Provider in UCS: In August 2022, we made Keycloak available as an app in the UCS App Center for integration in UCS in an initial version and have improved it ever since. With the latest release in December, the app is […]

VLANs and RADIUS: How to Configure Virtual Networks for Univention Corporate Server (UCS)

Let’s talk about VLANs—in this article I would like to talk about virtual networks and their benefits. I’m also going to describe how configure VLANs in Univention Corporate Server (UCS), how to increase security for your UCS environment with our RADIUS app and dynamically assign devices to specific VLANs via a RADIUS server.

Updated UCS@school Kelvin REST API to version 1.7.0

UCS@school Kelvin REST API Update

Using the UCS@school Kelvin REST API app, you can conveniently create, delete or modify UCS@school user and class objects via a REST interface. Unlike the import function and manual interventions via the web interface, it is less error-prone and can be addressed automatically.

Using the Univention ID Connector to implement federal-state solutions for central user data administration

The provision and maintenance of the schools’ master data are one of the most challenging issues in digital school administration. How do you manage to have complete, up-to-date user data available at any time, in any system, without manual and error-prone maintenance? At Univention, we have taken on this challenge and developed the UCS@school ID […]

New OX Connector: connecting an external Open-Xchange Installation

OX Connector

The new OX Connector app synchronizes selected users and groups between Univention Corporate Server and a remote Open-Xchange system. Our app uses the OX SOAP API for communication. In this blog article I would like to introduce you to the new OX Connector. I’ll also talk about the prerequisites for your environment.